TITLE

The Writing Coach's Perspective on Workplace Writing: A Conversation with Lee Clark Johns

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Issues in Writing;Spring/Summer2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Lee Clark Johns in 2006 is presented. When asked about writing consulting, Johns said that it involves helping an organization redesign documents and training people. He said that he plans of coming up with a handbook on grammar based on one chapter of his current book and a humor book that deals with examples of misusing words. He believes that clarity is important for effective business writing.
ACCESSION #
34071951

 

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